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Professor Sandra Walklate talks about the relationship between gender and crime and explains how and why masculinity offers a partial, but not necessarily sufficient, explanation for the over-representation of young men in crime statistics. The film covers:

  • Gender and crime
  • Masculinity
  • Femininity
  • Gender socialisation
  • Edgework (Lyng)
  • Cultural expectations of masculinity
  • Masculinity and the public domain
  • Opportunity and opportunity structures
  • Social construction of gender
  • Female “double punishment”
  • Masculinity and crime
  • Unpacking masculinity
  • Gangs and gang cultures

Gendering the Criminal

Crime Channel: Social Distribution

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Theories | Power and Control | Social Distribution | Globalisation | Methods

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